Cover photo for Conrad E. Townsend's Obituary
Conrad E. Townsend Profile Photo
1931 Conrad 2017

Conrad E. Townsend

October 15, 1931 — February 22, 2017

Obituary Image

Conrad E. Townsend, 85, of Winona Lake, formerly of Twelve Mile passed away peacefully at 1:08 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Grace Village in Winona Lake.

He was born on October 15, 1931 in Wabash.

On May 6, 1961, he married Josephine A. Hines, she survives.

He worked for many years as the Foaling Manager for Town and Country Horse Farms in Florida.  Conrad enjoyed reading, horses and studying Abraham Lincoln history.

Conrad was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine Townsend of Winona Lake, children, Mark Townsend (Cathy) of Rochester and Nancy Townsend of Ft. Wayne, brother, Wallace Townsend (Carole) of Twelve Mile and step granddaughter, Toni Swartzell of Logansport.

Conrad was preceded in death by infant son, Lincoln Townsend, mother, Beulah (Reed) Vinson and brother, Norman Vinson.

Services will be at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial with Military Rites performed will be a Kistler Cemetery in Royal Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice, 1515 Provident Drive, Warsaw, Indiana 46580 and/or the American Diabetes Association.

Sign the online guest book or leave condolence for the Townsend family at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Conrad E. Townsend, please visit our flower store.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree